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    Administration for Children and Families Office of Family Assistance 
    The federal agency that administers the federal government's primary welfare program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
    http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ofa/
    Administration for Children and Families: Welfare Reform 
    Welfare reform page for the Administration for Children and Families, the federal agency charged with implementing the federal welfare program.
    http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/news/welfare/index.htm
    Almanac of Policy Issues: Welfare 
    Background information and links on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and U.S. federal welfare policy generally.
    http://www.policyalmanac.org/social_welfare/welfare.shtml
    Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP): Federal TANF Page 
    Summaries and analysis of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
    http://www.clasp.org/pubs/TANF/tanffederal.htm
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities 
    Liberal/progressive organization that tracks welfare and other low-income issues from a budget perspective.
    http://www.cbpp.org/
    Coalition on Human Needs: Welfare 
    Background information, legislative analyses, status reports on pending bills, and links on welfare issues from the Coalition on Human Needs, a coalition of major U.S. anti-poverty organizations.
    http://www.chn.org/welfare/
    Emergency Committee to Defend Constitutional Welfare Rights 
    Establishes basis in U.S. Constitution and obligatory international law for right to decent relief for the involuntarily unemployed and that "workfare" as practised is prohibited involuntary servitude (forced labor).
    http://www.welfarerights.org
    HandsNet 
    HandsNet is an online community of (mostly liberal/progressive) nonprofit organizations concerned with low-income issues. The site includes articles and alerts from participating organizations, many of which relate to welfare and workfare.
    http://www.handsnet.org/
    Heritage Foundation: Welfare 
    Research and related welfare information from the Heritage Foundation, a well-known conservative policy think tank.
    http://www.heritage.org/library/welfare.html
    Hudson Institute's Welfare Reform Policy Center 
    Hudson Institute's Welfare Reform Policy Center researches welfare reform activity around the nation, conducts research, evaluates the effectiveness of work-based reforms and improves them, and facilitates policy meetings and project developments.
    http://www.welfarereformer.org
    Idea Central: Welfare and Families 
    Studies and reports on welfare from a liberal perspective. Idea Central is part of the Electronic Policy Network, a project of The American Prospect magazine.
    http://epn.org/idea/welfare.html
    Joint Center for Poverty Research 
    A national and interdisciplinary research institute that examines what it means to be poor in America. Features academic research written for a lay audience on a variety of topics, including welfare programs, education, health, housing, employment, a
    http://www.jcpr.org
    Making Connections Training Manual 
    A manual for West Virginia outreach workers helping families make the transition from welfare to work.
    http://www.pleasantscounty.net/connections/
    Mathematica Policy Research 
    Research and analysis of welfare and work-related programs by Mathematica Policy Research, a for-profit research organization.
    http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/welfare.htm
    Mathematica Research: Research on Welfare and Work 
    Research and analysis of welfare and work-related programs by Mathematica Research, a respected for-profit research organization.
    http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/WELFARE.HTM
    MDRC: Welfare Reform 
    Evaluations of welfare reform by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC). Covers the entire range of welfare studies, from the nation's largest social experiments testing welfare-to-work strategies to a wide range of implementation stu
    http://www.mdrc.org/welfare_reform.htm
    Midwest Partners 
    Regional coalition of northern mid-western communities focusing on welfare reform; includes membership information, advocacy tools, TANF resources and conference information.
    http://www.midwestpartners.org/
    National Association of Counties: Welfare Reform Clearinghouse 
    Publications and other information on welfare reform from the National Association of Counties (NACO).
    http://www.naco.org/programs/social/welfare/
    Social Policy Action Network (SPAN) 
    SPAN develops effective social policy for low income children and their families. SPAN is a project of the Tides Foundation.
    http://www.span-online.org
    Social Policy: Welfare, Society and the State 
    Social policy is the study of the welfare state, and the range of responses to social need. This is a brief introduction to the subject.
    http://www.dundee.ac.uk/politics/socialpolicy
    UPM against Poverty SA 
    Un(der)employed people's site in Australia with information, links, newsletter and events, to give a voice to groups on low income, and social security recipients.
    http://www.webcom.com/ausisle/upm
    Urban Institute 
    Policy think tank that tracks welfare, Social Security, Medicare, and other domestic policy issues.
    http://www.urban.org/
    Welfare Information Network (WIN) 
    A clearinghouse for information, policy analysis and technical assistance on welfare reform.
    http://www.financeprojectinfo.org/WIN/default.asp
    Welfare Law Center 
    Works with and on behalf of low-income people to ensure that adequate income support -- public funding provided on the basis of need -- is available whenever and to the extent necessary to meet basic needs and foster healthy human and family develop
    http://www.welfarelaw.org
    Welfare Law Center: Low Income Networking and Communications (LINC) Project 
    Where low-income organizers can come together to combat the shredding of the social safety net and have their efforts represented.
    http://www.lincproject.org
    Welfare Made a Difference Campaign 
    Seeks to reshape public perception about and public policy relating to welfare by sharing stories of people who have received welfare and struggled out of poverty.
    http://www.wmadcampaign.org
    Welfare Rights Advocacy Pages 
    Addresses the failures of the social service system and offers advice for struggling clients.
    http://www.angelfire.com/wa2/WRAP/index.html
    Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition 
    Seattle-based coalition of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients. Includes newsletter, fact sheets, and event announcements.
    http://www.wroc.org/
    Welfare-Mom Homepage 
    Dedicated to issues of importance to low-income families. Welfare myth-busting, original features, and resources for parents, kids, and job-seekers. Covers single-parent, working class, public policy and feminist issues.
    http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/1064/